Shot in and around Oakland, California in the 1930s by an unidentified family. Shows passenger railroad trains in and around Oakland; Oakland Airport; family activities around Lake Merritt; and a trip in a small plane, probably from Oakland Airport. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Oakland, California, Railroads (Passenger), transportation
Baseball season opens in Oakland, California: April 2, 1918; auto parade through downtown streets and pregame warmup. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco Bay Area: Baseball, San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland, Sports: Baseball
Real estate promotional film on Oakland, California and her sister cities made by Wickham Havens, a local developer. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topic: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
VS trains on Key System viaduct around Transbay Terminal area F train along right-of-way in East Bay Scenes of Bay Area Electric Railroad Association Special (older yellow car) on East Bay streets North Berkeley tunnel (Shattuck-Solano) downtown Berkeley favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Pan over city of San Francisco shot from Twin Peaks, unsteady camera work San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge seen from below or water, not steady POV driving on Golden Gate Bridge people on platform getting onto Southern Pacific RR train, somewhere in California Fleischacker Zoo, San Francisco – bears and elephants, polar bears sea lions resting on buoy Santa Monica shoreline seen from ocean UCLA campus, one shot Forest Lawn Memorial Park Grand Canyon Colorado Rockies city parks of Denver...
Home movies probably shot by the Pellegrini family of San Francisco, California. Scenes include family activities in and around San Francisco; the city of San Francisco coastline and waterfront; workers (probably Works Progress Administration workers) constructing sidewalks near Great Highway and Sloat Boulevard, San Francisco; a long shot looking over the Sunset District, which at that time was still mostly undeveloped sand dunes with a few areas of completed housing; scenes around the Santa... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, WPA, fishing, U.S. Works Progress Administration, Sunset...
Senator William Knowland (publisher, Oakland Tribune) announces candidacy in the Republican primary for Governor of California. Incumbent Governor Goodwin Knight accuses him of national ambition. Attorney General Edmund G. Brown, running unopposed for the Democratic nomination, sits in the sides quite satisfied with the situation as he finds it. Newsreel story. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Political campaigns and elections: California, Knowland, William
CALIFORNIA BATHING BEAUTIES GO FROM SURF TO SNOW. GREAT GIRDERS NOW SPAN GOLDEN GATE. TRAILER AGE BEGINS. LOBSTER LABORATORY: INTIMATE LIFE OF LOBSTER. DOG DINNERS DE LUXE. Women (models) wearing swimsuits while at beach and throwing snowballs in mountains; Inauguration of Bay Bridge connecting Oakland and San Francisco, CA; Lifestyle in travel trailer park, automobiles pulling travel trailers; Lobster trapping in Maine (New England); Commercial kitchen preparing dog food for home delivery.... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Promotional film for the eastern San Francisco Bay Area (Alameda and part of Contra Costa counties) emphasizing its excellent weather, advanced infrastructure, and cultural and economic advantages. favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco Bay Area: Alameda County, San Francisco Bay Area: Industry, Weather
Typical newsreel from the silent era, featuring Jack Dempsey, a balloon race, women dancing in chilly breezes, a juggler, and opium being confiscated and burned in Shanghai. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, China, Substance abuse: Drugs
Astonishing film sponsored by a newspaper which held a contest for the most unusual dream and then made it into a short film. A woman dreams of losing her baby, rowing across San Francisco Bay and finding her child in an unusual place. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland, Dreams, Surrealism